Welding: Shielded Metal Arc Welding Certificate

Certificate Info at a Glance

Type: Certificate

Estimated Cost: $3,338.16

Approx. # of Quarters: 2

Admission Dates: Fall and spring quarters

Prerequisites: COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 37 or successful completion of MAT 060

Prepares students for employment in positions requiring specialization in Shield Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). The competency-based curriculum combines classroom instruction with extensive hands-on training to develop the essential knowledge and skills for industry.

This certificate program is approximately two quarters in length, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.

Program Requirements

Catalog # Course Name Credits
WLD 105 Welding Theory I 5
WLD 110 Thermal Cutting & Gouging 3
WLD 112 Oxyacetylene Welding & Brazing 4
WLD 116 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I 7
WLD 124 Shielded Metal Arc Welding III 7
WLD 135 Shielded Metal Arc Welding IV 7
WLD 142 Welding Theory II 5
  Total Credits for Completion 38